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    ASIS&T ProQuest 2017 Best Dissertation Award

    The ASIS&T ProQuest Best Dissertation Award is being given to Sarah A. Buchanan. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding recent doctoral candidates whose research contributes significantly to an understanding of some aspect of information science. The award is intended to encourage participation of new PhDs in the activities of a professional association […]
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    Student Chapter of the Year

    The European Student Chapter has been chosen as the winner of the ASIS&T 2017 Student Chapter of the Year Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding student chapters for the participation in, and contributions to ASIST&T and the advancement of information science. Chapters are evaluated on membership (20%), activities (25%), collaboration (5%), […]
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    Chapter of the Year

    The 2017 Chapter of the Year Award goes to the European Chapter (EUChap). The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding chapters for their contributions to ASIS&T and the advancement of information science. ASIS&T Regional Chapters competed for this award under the criteria of Membership, Chapter Meetings, Projects and Services, Collaboration, Communication, Financial, Awards, […]
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    Watson Davis Award

    Emil Levine has been named the recipient of the 2017 Watson Davis Award. The purpose of this award is to recognize an individual member of the Association who has shown continuous dedicated service to the membership through active participation in and support of ASIS&T programs, chapters, SIGs, committees, and publications. The award was established in […]
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    ASIS&T Award of Merit

    Thomas Daniel Wilson is the 2017 recipient of the ASIS&T Award of Merit, the highest honor presented by ASIS&T. The award’s purpose it to recognize an individual deemed to have made particularly noteworthy and sustained contributions to the information science field, and is typically awarded for the sum of a person’s professional career. Professor Wilson, […]
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    Statement on Cambridge University Press Censorship

    The Association for Information Science & Technology (ASIS&T) supports the decision by Cambridge University Press to resist censorship and reinstate the China Quarterly articles previously censored by the Chinese government. ASIS&T stands behind the many academics and scholars who petitioned Cambridge University Press to take this action. ASIS&T condemns censorship and the limitation of access […]
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    September 2017 JASIST Now Available Online!

    The newest edition of JASIST (September 2017) is now available online for reading by members and subscribers! With 15 research articles (6 being open articles) ranging from Measuring Text Difficulty Using Parse-Tree Frequency to Reader Characteristics, Behavior, and Success in Fiction Book Search, there’s something for everyone! Also in this issue, an opinion paper on AI Anxiety and a […]
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    Clarivate Analytics Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship

    Congratulations to the winner of the ASIS&T Doctoral Dissertation Proposal Scholarship, Leslie Thomson from University of North Carolina Chapel Hill. Her dissertation, “Investigating Information Creating and Informal Information Providing: A Grounded Theory Study of the Information Practices and Role of Serious YouTuber,” was nominated by her advisor Dr. Barbara Wildemuth. The purpose of this scholarship […]
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    Best JASIST Paper Award

    The 2016 John Wiley Best Paper in the Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) is “Liberating Interdisciplinarity from Myth:  An Exploration of the Discursive Construction of Identities in Information Studies” by Dr. Dorte Madsen of the Copenhagen Business School.  The purpose of this award is to recognize the best refereed paper published in […]
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    ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award

    Congratulations to Caroline Haythornthwaite, the 2017 recipient of the ASIS&T Research in Information Science Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize an individual or individuals for an outstanding research contribution in the field of information science and is intended to be for achievements that have significant impact in the field. The award is […]
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